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'''Édouard Marie Herriot''' (; 5 July 1872 – 26 March 1957) was a French Radical Party (France)|Radical politician of the French Third Republic|Third Republic who served three times as Prime Minister of France|Prime Minister and for many years as President of the Chamber of Deputies. He was leader of the first Cartel des Gauches. Hérriot was born at Troyes, France on 5 July 1872. He served as Mayor (France)|Mayor of Lyon from 1905 until his death, except for a brief period from 1942 to 1945, when he was exiled to Germany for opposing Vichy France|the Vichy regime. As mayor, Herriot improved relations between municipal government and local unions, increased public assistance funds, and launched an urban renewal...
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